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Patsy Riggir

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Name  Patsy Riggir

Role  Singer
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Albums  Liberated Lady, My Little Corner Of The World
Similar People  Suzanne Prentice, Ray Columbus, Ritchie Pickett, Eddie Low, Tex Morton

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Patsy Evelyn Ann Riggir QSM (born 6 October 1945) is a New Zealand country and western singer and songwriter. She was a regular performer on the New Zealand Country and Western television show That's Country, had her own show Patsy Riggir Country in 1986, and has appeared on various shows including the Ralph Emery Show, the Fan Fair International Show and the Grand Ole Opry.

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Biography

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Riggir was born in the South Waikato town of Arapuni, and was educated at Te Kuiti School, and Te Kuiti and Putaruru High Schools. She entered several talent quests and sang on IXH Hamilton aged 5, but then gave up singing until she joined the local country music club in 1974. Her first album True Country Music came out in 1980.

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She has received many awards including New Zealand Entertainer of the Year in 1980, various APRA Awards for Best Female Vocalist, Best Song, Best Songwriter etc. and various NZRIA awards. She represented New Zealand at country music gatherings in Fort Worth, Texas in 1983 & 1984, Nashville in 1987, and was inducted into the Tamworth, NSW Hall of Fame in 1982. In the 1994 New Year Honours, Riggir was awarded the Queen's Service Medal for community service. She now lives near Putaruru.

Awards

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Riggir was the first winner of Gore's Golden Guitar Awards in 1974 Her album "Patsy Riggir Country" won the top selling category at the 1987 CMAA Country Music Awards held in Tamworth, Australia.

RIANZ Awards

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Riggir won a number of RIANZ New Zealand Music Awards. She has had a total of 19 nominations including 7 wins.


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